Immigration Minister Damian Green has rubbished claims by the PCS union that new jobs have been created in the passport service.
He said that there are currently 319 vacancies in the passport service, but this is due to normal turnover saying, "this is just the normal replacement of jobs you get in all big organisations."
General Secretary at the PCS, Mark Serwotka, claimed earlier that there would be 300 new jobs created at the passport service. He credited the creation of these new jobs with contributing to the decision to cancel tomorrow's planned strike.
Home Office job adverts would appear to show that unions 'won' the dispute, but Damian Green denies there are any new jobs.
The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) has cancelled plans to strike tomorrow - the day before the Olympic Opening Ceremony.
The Government is considering court action to prevent a planned strike by Border Agency staff on the eve of the Olympics.